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... then the day of the exam, you will feel a little weak and your blood pressure will be alittle low because of dehydration from the cleansing. sometimes the laxative's that are taken are high in sodium which cause you to become even more dehydrated. ... (20 replies)
Sep 27, 2007
... a.m. so I was feeling sick because I was on the verge of dehydration so I had to gulp down some water anyway which I found out later was ok. I was doing so well all day until this happened. So, my advice is to take Su's advice. ... (6 replies)
... Drink lots of fluids, during the prep. If your doctor thinks it's okay, start taking potassium supplements, so, you might handle the rescheduled colonoscopy better. I've had 4 colonsocopies, and I have to say the dehydration is the hardest part. ... (7 replies)

... Did you drink gatorade or other electrolyte solution after your prep? ... (3 replies)
... I also had a colon resection last year when they removed my entire ascending colon. I too had complications such as infection, malnutrition, and dehydration that ended me up in the hospital for a total of about 3 weeks. So I fully understand. ... (1 replies)
... retty typical of ulcerative colitis. Of course, I may be wrong, but to be on the safe side, the best advice I can give you is to consult a physician. I think a colonoscopy usually follows, so that it can be comfirmed what kind of condition your intestines are in. ... (5 replies)
Oct 9, 2006
... It is entirely possible. It sounds as though you MAY have not had a good experience with your colonoscopy the first time. My advise would be to find another GI for this one. Make sure that you are adequately medicated... ... (3 replies)
Prep is killing me
Jul 24, 2005
... ing, constipation, severely bloated abdomen, etc for about a month. The last time I had a colonoscopy, the prep was horrible. I am a bit underweight and prone to dehydration and I blacked out on the commode after having horrible cramps and runs. ... (4 replies)
... ieve that almost everytime colon cancer starts in the colon usually from a polyp BUT that sometimes it starts on the outside surface of the colon. In that case a colonoscopy will not pick it up. A CT scan might, a PET scan would have an even better chance of showing it. ... (10 replies)
... My drama started in mid Jan. 07. After 11 days of diarrhea and no luck with family dr. ... (5 replies)
... To get to my question, when she first had her colonoscopy done she had to drink that stuff in a big jug that you mix with water, the normal stuff most drink. ... (6 replies)

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